Rhubarb Pear Pie Recipe

Description

Grand Champion and 1st Place Pie Division (2009).

Ingredients

  • Pie Crust:
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup butter flavored Crisco
  • 7 to 8 tablespoons of ice water
  • Filling:
  • 4-1/2 cups diced fresh rhubarb
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 tbsp. cornstarch
  • 2 fresh pears, cored, peeled and diced

Instructions

Pie Crust:
In a large bowl mix flour, salt and shortening until coarse crumbs form on a well floured surface. Roll out 1/2 amount to fit a 9 in. pie plate. Use remaining for lattice strips.

Filling:
Mix filling ingredients together in a large bowl. Place into a prepared shell. Lay lattice strips on top of pie. Seal and crimp edge. Place on cookie sheet in a 400 degree oven for 45 to 50 minutes or until golden brown.


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